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G7 SUMMIT

G7 leaders meet in Cornwall to discuss the main issues of our time

G7 leaders meet in Cornwall to discuss the main issues of our time

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G7 leaders met in Cornwall, in the South of England on Friday (11 June) to discuss the main issues of our time.  They are later today expected to commit to using all their resources in an effort to ensure the devastation caused by a pandemic like Covid-19 is never repeated in a declaration that sets out a series of measures intended to achieve this. The G7 (Group of Seven) is an organisation made up of the world's seven largest so-called advanced economies: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the UK and the US. The Summit is also attended by the president of the European Council and the president of the European Commission. Mr Johnson, who is hosting the three-day gathering at the Cornish seaside resort of Carbis Bay, said it was vital to learn from the "mistakes" of the 200...
Duchess of Cambridge and Jill Biden come together to call for better care and education for our young children is key to rebuilding after Covid pandemic in co-written article

Duchess of Cambridge and Jill Biden come together to call for better care and education for our young children is key to rebuilding after Covid pandemic in co-written article

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The Duchess of Cambridge and Jill Biden have said better care and education for young children is key to rebuilding the UK after lockdown. Kate Middleton joined the US First Lady yesterday to meet children aged four and five in reception class at the Connor Downs Academy near Camborne followed by a round table discussion with UK education experts. In a joint opinion piece written for CNN the women said a 'fundamental shift' was needed in the UK and US' approach to educating children.While Mrs Biden has been a teacher for more than 30 years, Kate has shown a passion for early years since becoming a mother to her children George, 7, Charlotte, 6, and Louis, 3. Kate Middleton joined the US First Lady (pictured together) yesterday to meet children aged four and five in reception clas...
UK-EU Brexit spat over N Ireland clouds G7 leaders summit

UK-EU Brexit spat over N Ireland clouds G7 leaders summit

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FALMOUTH, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday on the sidelines of a G-7 summit, as post-Brexit turbulence strains relations between Britain and the EU. After Britain’s top diplomat accused the EU of taking a “bloody-minded” approach to relations, Johnson also met the bloc’s leaders, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel, at the Carbis Bay resort where G-7 leaders are gathering. The two sides are locked in an escalating diplomatic feud over Northern Ireland, the only part of the U.K. that has a land border with the bloc. The EU is angry at British delay in implementing new checks on some goods coming into No...
Covid-19: G7 nations expected to pledge 1 billion vaccine doses for world

Covid-19: G7 nations expected to pledge 1 billion vaccine doses for world

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The Group of Seven nations is set to commit to sharing at least 1 billion coronavirus shots with the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced, with half coming from the US and 100 million from the UK, as US President Joe Biden urges allies to join in speeding the pandemic’s end and bolstering the strategic position of the world's wealthiest democracies. Johnson's announcement on the eve of the G7 leaders' summit in England came hours after Biden committed to donating 500 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and previewed a co-ordinated effort by the advanced economies to make vaccination widely and speedily available everywhere. Toby Melville/APBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden have committed to providing hundreds of millions of vaccine doses...

Joe Biden Set to Warn Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland as He Arrives in UK for G7 Summit

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Earlier, as he spoke in Cornwall ahead of the G7 summit to be hosted by the UK, Boris Johnson expressed optimism over talks with the European Union on ironing out the Northern Ireland protocol issue, insisted that a compromise was “doable”, and that he was “not worried” about the issue overshadowing the G7. Boris Johnson is reportedly to face pressure from US President Joe Biden on Thursday to resolve the contentious Northern Ireland Protocol issue that has marred ongoing post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and the European Union. Biden is set to meet with Johnson in Cornwall ahead of the G7 summit scheduled for 11–13 June and hosted by the UK, which holds the G7 presidency for 2021. The US President flew to the UK on Air Force One, landing at the US airbase at RAF Mildenhall...